Exchange giving away over $4,600 in tactical-gear prizes for Space Force birthday

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In honor of the U.S. Space Force’s third birthday, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away more than $4,600 in tactical-gear prizes in a series of worldwide sweepstakes.

From Dec. 16 through Jan. 12, authorized Wright-Patterson Exchange shoppers can enter at to win one of 180 prizes, including:

  • Elite Survival Pulse 24-hour backpack (one winner)
  • Elite Survival Guardian EDC backpack (one winner)
  • Rocky RKC108 tactical boots (three winners)
  • Streamlight ProTac 2L-X flashlight (five winners)
  • Qalo silicone ring (20 winners)
  • Rite in the Rain target (25 winners)
  • Nite Ize Radiant pen light (25 winners)
  • Otis Ripcord (25 winners)
  • Gear Aid Heroclip hybrid gear clip (25 winners)
  • Mechanix Wear FastFit gloves (50 winners)

Get special savings for Space Force birthday

MILITARY STAR is wishing the Space Force a “happy birthday” with special one-day-only savings for cardholders.

On Dec. 20, Wright-Patterson Airmen, Guardians and military shoppers can use their MILITARY STAR card to receive:

  • 10 cents off every gallon of gas at the Kittyhawk and Area B Express instead of the everyday 5-cent discount.
  • 15% off at participating Wright-Patterson Exchange restaurants instead of the everyday 10% discount.
  • $10 off a purchase of $25 or more at Wright-Patterson Exchange mall vendors. (Coupon required. Visit the main store customer service desk to receive the coupon).

“It’s an honor to celebrate our newest military branch,” Wright-Patterson Exchange General Manager Adam Shaw said. “We’re grateful to Guardians and Space Force families for their service and sacrifice to our nation.”

Additional Space Force birthday savings can be found in stores and at, including 20% off select souvenirs and tactical gear. Visit to view weekly sales and specials.

To apply for a MILITARY STAR card, see a store associate or visit